Fixed drug reaction

Fixed drug reaction
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L27.1 (ILDS L27.110)
ICD-9-CM 692.3

Fixed drug reactions are common and so named because they recur at the same site with each exposure to a particular medication.[1] Medications inducing fixed drug eruptions are usually those taken intermittently.[1]

Drugs causing fixed drug eruptions:

  1. Fluconazole
  2. Ciprofloxacin
  3. Doxycycline
  4. Clarithromycin
  5. NSAIDs
  6. Trimethoprim
  7. Cotrimoxazole
  8. Phenytoin
  9. Cetirizine
  10. Pseudoephedrine[2]

See also


  1. 1 2 James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (10th ed.). Saunders. p. 127. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. Vidal, Carmen; Pérez-Carral, Celsa; Armisén, Margarita; Prieto, Azucena (1998). "Nonpigmenting Fixed Drug Eruption due to Pseudoephedrine". Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. 80 (4): 309–10. doi:10.1016/S1081-1206(10)62974-2. PMID 9564979.

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